The Drum Jobs 10 April 2018 15:03:41 +0000 Head of Activation/Business Director Top midlands agency are recruiting for an experienced Activation leader to build and lead a team delivering integrated shopper and experiential projects in our Solihull office. Our Approach: Nowadays, a one-size-fits-all mentality is no longer enough. Neither is simple communications integration. We need to move beyond integration to genuine communications and channel neutrality. That’s why we offer a 360-style service - delivered by best-in-class discipline specialists under one roof . Skills & experience Educated to graduate level or equivalent Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal PC literate You will have worked agency side on Activation, Experiential, Shopper or Customer marketing accounts, or client-side within an activation role at a senior level with 8-10 years of experience Commercial nous, ideally with management of a group of accounts or departmental P&L Strong business development experience to help deliver continued growth of this significant activation offering Essential As well as being an all-round activation expert, we’re looking for someone who understands the role activation channels play in delivering best-in-class brand experience Well versed in Shopper and Consumer and Experiential insights Familiarity with the Big 4 UK grocers, with experience in landing brand campaigns within their owned channels Experience of landing a range of events and experiential activity, from sampling to big festival activation for FMCG brands Familiarity of brand ambassador and staff training also... 08 April 2018 16:04:23 +0000 Business Development Director This is a high profile opportunity to join a fantastic agency in the Milton Keynes, who are looking for a Business Development Director get in touch ASAP for a confidential  18 April 2018 14:02:36 +0000 Account Manager Truly fantastic opportunity for a talented Account Manager to join a leading midlands agency managing a high profile global consumer brand! I’m working with one of the region’s leading lights; a fantastic integrated agency who can offer an exceptional career path, fantastic working environment and exposure to some leading international consumer brands. They’re looking for an established Account Manager to join their extremely talented team. This is a rare gem of a role, you’ll be focused on one well established global brand and you’ll have the opportunity to be both strategic and hands on, working on one of the agency’s flagship clients. You’ll be working on integrated campaigns for a consumer brand that is really pushing the boundaries and you’ll be involved in the strategy and execution of some brilliantly creative marketing initiatives. Client management is a key aspect of the role, you’ll be working really closely with the senior marketing team, taking a brief and consulting with them throughout. You need to have a great eye for creative too as you’ll be involved in concept creation as well as strategy and will have full ownership of the campaigns you create, with the support of a team to help you to deliver. The agency offer an unrivalled benefits package including a generous holiday allowance with the opportunity to buy extra, annual bonus, gym membership, brilliant socials and a fantastic office environment with onsite parking and subsidised bistro. Key responsibilities include: •... 11 April 2018 15:03:00 +0000 Events Producer Do you love working in the experiential, events or exhibition sector? Really enjoy or perhaps aspire to work with huge global brands? Helping to produce really creative and engaging campaigns? Then this is definitely the role for you! This role offers the chance for someone with substantial experience, either agency side, on experiential and event projects or client-side within an internal production team, to join a new team delivering integrated experiential projects from the agency’s HQ. Once the experiential campaign has been created and artworked up by the creative team and approved by the client, it will be your job to make sure it’s delivered on time and to budget. Liaising with suppliers and manufacturers to make sure the right materials are used. Understanding if it can be physically built. What the cost would be and therefore is it in budget? How big the floor space is. Be present on the day of the launch to ensure health and safety regulations are met and everything is as it should be. It’s a fast paced role and requires someone with confidence, able to push back and question when needed as well as: * understanding the role events play in delivering best-in-class brand experience and what this brings to an integrated client offering * being well versed in the spectrum of experiential channels from roadshows, guerrilla and basic sampling to big owned events, including festivals and sporting events. Also familiarity with ambient media that forms the crossover between outdoor advertising and brand experience would be advantageous *... 11 April 2018 14:02:37 +0000 Junior Digital Designer I am working with a well-known company in central Birmingham who are in need of a Junior Digital Designer to join their creative team. Working within this team, you will be fundamental in producing eye catching, engaging marketing – both external and internal – across predominantly digitally led marketing, but from time to time print too. You will work closely with a Senior Digital Designer and it will be your responsibility to help produce digital design ideas for all social media pages, animated PowerPoint presentations, e-news and animated gifs as well as when needed helping to design across brochures, posters and flyers. This is an exciting opportunity for a Digital Designer that is now looking for that next challenge or step up in their career and the chance to work for an established, rewarding company. To be considered, your portfolio must be jam packed full of digital design examples covering experience designing web pages and creating landing pages as well as experience working with HTML and CSS. Any print experience would be a real bonus. This role is easily commutable from Birmingham, Worcester, Staffordshire and Warwickshire via public transport as well as own transport. A 12 month contract with the potential to go permanent. If you are interested, please send through your CV and portfolio. Junior Digital Designer – up to 23,000 – Fast Paced Studio - 12 month contract - Birmingham 11 April 2018 11:11:54 +0000 Business Development Manager Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager or Senior Account Manager / Account Director with a love of new business development to join a thriving creative design agency based Birmingham! This is a newly created position with an agency that has solid year on year growth and is looking to step this up with the key appointment of a Business Development Manager. The agency are b2b focused and work with an array of high profile clients within a variety of sectors from global multinationals to specialist SMEs. Within this role you will be responsible for the full sales cycle; from identifying new leads and developing a target strategy to pitching and presenting to new clients developing strong long term relationships. Key responsibilities: • Working with Directors to create a new business strategy and target clients • Sourcing new leads through cold calling, networking, social media and attending events • Developing excellent relationships with potential clients and maintaining these throughout the sales cycle • Managing the pitch process and attending meetings with prospective clients, providing extensive insight and advice in relation to their strategic objectives • Meeting with clients to take design briefs, managing these through design and project management teams and presenting back to the client They are looking for a candidate who has: • Solid business development / sales experience within an agency environment developing business at a senior stakeholder level. Whilst integrated agency experience... 10 April 2018 15:03:47 +0000 Account Director One of the Midlands full service agencies who delivers a consistently high standard of service to their clients, are looking to recruit a commercially minded account director to help continue their success.  You will be an excellent project manager, with a number of years' marketing experience and have exceptional relationship building skills, with a sound attention to detail will also be required.   08 April 2018 16:04:52 +0000 Account Manager x 2 Top agency in  Birmingham is recruiting for an experienced Account Manager to help run the account for a global e-cigarette brand. As the power behind the whole account you’ll be a force to be reckoned with when it comes to getting the job done. You’re great at managing multiple projects under pressure, getting the team organised and supporting the Senior Account Manager. You’ll also hold your own in a corporate environment among some of the top minds in the industry. International Travel may be required, on occasion, for this position.  Our Approach Strategically-led, integrated all-over-it-ness. Brought to life with game changing creative. We put our Account team at the heart of the agency, drawing on specialisms across all channels. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE Detail: you’re all over it, all of the time. Detail, detail, detail Great under pressure Agency background Plus all the usual AM stuff (ppt/excel geek, on-time everything, commercially astute, slick professional operator, humble, and the most liked person in any given room) Quals: agency experience as an AM ESSENTIAL Detail. And you spotted the deliberate typo in “detail” above Account Management experience (min 2 years) Above The Line agency side experience Understands channel mix and how to implement highly successful, integrated campaigns 06 April 2018 12:12:00 +0000 PR Account Director This is a very exciting opportunity for a wonderful PR Account Director to join an outstanding, highly reputable agency based in central Birmingham! This wonderful agency is looking for a talented PR Account Director to join their fabulous team- an opportunity not to be missed! This is an incredible chance to join this fantastically talented and friendly team as a PR Account Director working across an exciting remit big name clients. This role requires a sparky, forward thinking and motivated candidate looking for a fast paced, diverse and exciting role within a truly fantastic agency that achieves exceptional results. This agency offers great benefits, provides extensive career progression and prides itself on recognising the talents and efforts of their team. They are a fantastic agency to work for if you are a talented PR candidate looking for a move to enhance and grow your career! Key Responsibilities * Leading on fantastic accounts and managing client relationships * Managing the team below and ensuring the implementation of creative, high profile national PR campaigns * Coming up with exceptional pitches and proposals, contributing to new business and also protecting existing relationships * Mentoring and guiding more junior members Key skills * Experience within a PR agency environment at Senior Account Manager level or above * Confidence and credibility when pitching to clients both current and prospective * Strong communication and leadership skills along with an ability to build excellent relationships at all levels This is an amazing opportunity... 03 April 2018 15:03:21 +0000 PR Account Manager An exceptional opportunity for a brilliant PR Account Manager to join an outstanding, highly reputable agency based in central Birmingham! An opportunity not to be missed! This is an incredible chance to join this fantastically talented and friendly team as a PR Account Manager working across an exciting remit of largely consumer clients in leisure and lifestyle sectors. This role requires a sparky, forward thinking and motivated PR Account Manager looking for a fast paced, diverse and exciting role within a truly fantastic agency that achieves exceptional results. This agency offers great benefits, provides extensive career progression and prides itself on recognising the talents and efforts of their team. They are a fantastic agency to work for if you are a talented PR candidate looking for a move to enhance and grow your career! Key Responsibilities * Contributing to the development of campaign strategy * Managing the implementation of creative, high profile national PR campaigns * Building and maintaining relationships with the media in order to gain successful media coverage * Developing strong, credible relationships with clients to retain existing, and gain new business Key skills * Experience within a PR agency environment at Senior Account Executive level or Account Manager level * An ability to think creatively and write compelling copy for consumer and corporate campaigns * Confidence and credibility when pitching to media and clients both current and prospective * Strong communication and leadership skills along with an ability to build excellent... 29 March 2018 18:06:33 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Manager If you’re an established Account Manager looking for your next account handling challenge with an agency with a truly fab culture, then please read on… I’m working with an independent creative design agency based in Staffordshire who are looking or an experienced Account Manager or Senior Account Manager to join their team, they’re a team of just under twenty people across the agency and have some great growth plans, to support this growth they’re looking for an Account Manager to join their talented team. This role would see you working across a variety of campaigns (mainly offline) and working as part of a supportive team with the opportunity to lead on your own accounts managing client relationships, taking briefs and managing highly creative and thoughtful campaigns through to execution Key responsibilities: • Managing client relationships with some of the agency’s key clients • Working on the creation and execution of impactful marketing plans for a variety of brands • Managing campaigns that span advertising, collateral production, catalogues, direct mail, internal comms and branding • Building great relationships internally and working with your colleagues to ensure that briefs are delivered to timelines and budgets They are looking for a candidate who has: • Experience within an agency environment with integrated or digital experience • The ability to build great relationships with clients and internal teams focusing on service and results • Excellent project... 28 March 2018 17:05:35 +0000 Content Executive A fantastic opportunity for a talented Social Media/ Content Executive to join an incredible, rapidly growing Midlands agency! This fabulous agency is looking for a passionate junior to join their awesome team! This ambitious agency is looking to grow its PR/ Social division, offering the successful candidate with an exciting career path and a fabulous opportunity to gain excellent experience in a busy, fast paced agency, working on impressive campaigns for high profile clients. With the support and training from a hugely talented team, the successful candidate would quickly grow and develop into an exceptional PR/ Social Media/ Comms junior! * Creating engaging, compelling copy and content for social media platforms * Writing engaging copy for blogs/ press releases/ white papers/ articles * Managing and maintaining the social media accounts for a range of clients * Running analyses and evaluations on social statistics and reporting these back to clients * Working closely alongside more senior team members to contribute towards social media/ communications strategies * Working with influencers, bloggers and celebrities Key skills * Exceptional creative writing and an ability to write compelling and engaging content * Strong knowledge of social platforms and channels * Passion for content and copy * Excellent time management and organisation * Eagerness to learn and develop This is a wonderful opportunity for a dedicated content creation genius to join an exceptional agency at this exciting time where they can develop their career within the industry... 26 March 2018 12:12:42 +0000 Lead Digital Designer We’re working with an award winning agency with a growing team and working with some great local, national and international brands. You will be given full support and development from the Creative Director, but they are looking for someone keen to take on a creative leadership role within the agency. You would be primarily responsible for producing highly creative digital design with UX and UI in mind, you should have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar digital/UX/UI design role, either agency or in-house, with a good understanding of responsive design, prototyping software and always looking to keep abreast of the latest trends and developments within the industry.  You’ll need to be comfortable in client facing situations presenting concepts, but you’ll be well supported by a team of Account and Project Managers. You would have the freedom to define high creative standards and express your creativity within a wide range of digital projects, so if you’re looking to stamp your mark on a growing agency get in touch.